Economic Development Intern

Economic Development Intern at

$ $17 - $20 an hour

Economic Development Intern
Part Time
Sandy Springs, GA, US

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Schedule: *10-20 hours per week
Pay Rate: $17-20 hourly depending on qualifications
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Location: On-site or Remote

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JOB FUNCTION / PURPOSE*
The Economic Development Department of the City of Sandy Springs is seeking a student intern. This position provides research and project support for the Economic Development Department. The intern will focus on 2-3 main projects during their internship, while assisting with smaller day-to-day tasks. There may also be opportunities to take on additional projects based on the selected candidate’s interests. This position offers the student opportunities to gain experience in business and economic development, as well as interact with local and regional business and government leaders.

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MAIN PROJECTS: *

  • Create a set of departmental performance benchmarks and measurements
  • Create a catalyst sites prospectus, defining property ownership, implementation concepts, and available incentives
  • Design a citywide business climate survey to be distributed annually; intern may also design a biannual resident survey to gauge the goals and concerns of Sandy Springs residents about the City`s economic development efforts
  • Assist with content creation for department’s website
  • Update existing/create new marketing collateral for the purposes of business attraction and retention (note: graphic design experience not necessary, only research and content creation ability)

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EXAMPLES OF DAY-TO-DAY TASKS: *

  • Provide general economic development assistance to business community as needed
  • Provide assistance to businesses interested in relocating or expanding in the City (property availability searches, demographic research, etc.)
  • Create and distribute the department’s monthly newsletter
  • Assist with research projects; gather data on businesses and target industries; prepare reports on target industries and businesses and other economic development activities as needed
  • Perform other related work and special initiatives as assigned

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KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES*

  • Experience with survey design, research, and data visualization
  • Displays critical and innovative thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communications abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, to organize work, set priorities and determine objectives and strategies to achieve them
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively depending on project needs
  • Dependable; displays a professional and positive attitude
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other standard office applications

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with some travel to different sites; incumbent may be required to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends.

Job Type: Internship





Published 2021-11-04

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